[SCCC] Fwd: CaQP N6WT SOCntyExp LP
kilo6dko at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 19:21:23 EDT 2019
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Date: Sun, Oct 6, 2019, 14:11
Subject: CaQP N6WT SOCntyExp LP
To: <3830 at contesting.com>, <kilo6dko at gmail.com>
California QSO Party - 2019
Class: SOCntyExp LP
QTH: Westport, CA
Operating Time (hrs): 10.5
Band CW Qs Ph Qs
40: 67 25
20: 90 24
Total: 159 49 Mults = 47 Total Score = 27,166
This was an expedition to MEND, I was told I was the only one in the
had many problems.
First I was in a canyon. Never having been to this RV park I had no idea
expect. If I had known what I know now I would have picked a spot out in the
The verticle antenna I wanted to use did not work as expected. I had tested
at home but something was not right when I set it up. I had to scramble to
up the dipole I use for SOTA. Stations were very hard to hear. I had
work a lot more SSB but this was very difficult. Thank goodness for CW!
At the start of the contest, I had a pipeline into the Northeast on 20m, but
that was it. Things opened up after that.
My Flex 6500 started to die. When I started on Sunday I turned on the
could hear a fan making noise. Then I got a CPU fan error. I guess the radio
bouncing around in the motorhome for 4 weeks did not help. I was able to
the radio upside down and it would work. I'm sure taking the weight off the
bearings in the fan.
I had to quit a bit early for personal reasons.
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